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Long Island’s Largest Holiday Light Show Shines in Its 10th Year

Girl Scouts of Suffolk County invites you to share in the wondrous magic of its 10th Annual Holiday Light Show, Long Island’s largest drive through holiday event.

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Bayport, NY - November 15th, 2013 - Girl Scouts of Suffolk County invites you to share in the wondrous magic of its 10th Annual Holiday Light Show, Long Island’s largest drive through holiday event. Drive a mile-long trail filled with beautiful holiday vignettes and displays in the picturesque woodlands of Camp Edey in Bayport.

Don’t miss the Holiday Village where you can have photos taken with Santa, enjoy hot cocoa, and explore the Hall of Trees. The Hall of Trees consists of trees that are donated and decorated by Girl Scout troops, and are later given to transitional housing facilities, and adult and veterans homes.

“The Holiday Light Show is the perfect way for families to spend an evening together that’s filled with holiday warmth and magic,” says Yvonne Grant, President & CEO of Girl Scouts of Suffolk County.

The magic runs from December 2 through December 30; daily from 5 to 9 pm (Closed Dec. 24 & 25). Cost is $12 per car Monday - Thursday, and $15 per car Friday - Sunday. For more information, visit www.holidaylightshow.org, e-mail lightshow@gssc.us, or call 631-543-6622.  

Sponsors for the 10th Annual Holiday Light Show include Capital One Bank, New York Community Bank, Empire National Bank, Riverhead Bay Motors, Long Island Charities, Bethpage Federal Credit Union and Town of Islip. Top Media Sponsors include LongIsland.com, WBLI, Cablevision, 96.1FM, 105.3FM, 98.5FM, and 103.9FM.

Stay connected! Download the Holiday Light Show app.

Girl Scouts of Suffolk County is the largest youth-serving agency on Long Island. It serves more than 40,000 girls between the ages of 5 and 17, with the dedicated support of more than 9,000 volunteers. For more information about Girl Scouts, please call (631) 543-6622 or visit the council’s website at www.gssc.us.

 

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